Nearest station to Science Museum

South Kensington station

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The nearest train station to Science Museum is South Kensington
South Kensington is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Circle Line

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Train fares from South Kensington

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Adult train fares in London
South Kensington is in fare zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

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  •  Guest – “Would like to know, based on your experience, if kids can still "press those buttons" and conduct hands-on activities as was the case many years ago. I surmise in the technologically developed times children are lining in today, such a museum is compelled to offer 3d movies and other modern day venues to keep up with the "tates".”
  •  Guest – “I remember going when I was at school and everyone running around and pressing the buttons to see what they do. I went back a few years ago and they all seemed to be still there. Not quite as much fun as I remember though (but maybe that's because I’m over 40 now!) . The best place I’ve been to with buttons to press that I good for people in my age bracket is the cabinet war rooms. If you go into the churchill museum bit, then you can bring loads of stuff up on maps, like the front lines and were the troops were, and other stuff like pictures and his quotes.”

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> Craig’s review of Science Museum – “The first thing you'll see are some original engines by James Watt and Trevithick: big Victorian steam machines about twenty feet tall, beams as thick as tree trunks. It would be great if they got them going again. Imagine the noises they must have made! They probably sounded like a cross between car crash and a kettle; all whistles, clatter and bangs. I'm looking for… continued”

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